Posts Tagged: Justin Cronin

First Lines: The City of Mirrors

Before diving into the last part of Justin Cronin’s The Passage trilogy, I reread the first two novels. First time round, I thought they were pulpy fun, a good read, but not, you know, particularly great or anything. But upon revisiting them, I can’t recall why I thought that. Perfectly good fun, and pretty great… Read more »

First Lines: The Twelve

Justin Cronin’s The Twelve is the sequel to The Passage, which I was a bit ambivalent about. Sure, military experiment turns into post-apocalyptic vampire nightmare is a great hook for a story. And while there were lots of good, really good parts and it was a very entertaining book, there were parts that made me… Read more »

First Lines: The Passage

There are people who think I’m, like, totally into vampires. They’re wrong. Yes, I happen to like that one musical about dancing vampires. I like it a lot. But that has everything to do with the music. And, yes, Let the Right One In is the best movie I’ve seen in the last few years…. Read more »